Michael Mann – never fully investigated, thus never exonerated

Guest post by Christopher Horner Michael Mann has made what will, I expect, prove to be his greatest misjudgment yet. He has filed suit against the Competitive Enterprise Institute (with…

The 'Media Academic Complex' on display at PBS tonight

Guest post by Christopher Horner Tonight, PBS’s axe-grinding vehicle “Frontline” is running what promises to be a tantrum against people who seek debate over the global warming agenda, and scrutiny…

Science Publisher Calls for Better Communications – But Not of Science

Guest post by E. Calvin Beisner Alan Leshner is worried. It seems scientists are having a hard time getting the public to understand science, and since “Public understanding of science…

Is Climate Change the Number One Threat to Humanity?

Guest post by Indur M. Goklany I have a new paper in Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, which asks the question, Is Climate Change the Number One Threat to Humanity?…

Winning versus losing energy policy

We can and must rejuvenate our economy by developing America’s resource bounties Guest post by Paul Driessen “As the Democrats become more committed to, and defined by, a green agenda,…

Circularity of homogenization methods

Guest post by David R.B. Stockwell PhD I read with interest GHCN’s Dodgy Adjustments In Iceland by Paul Homewood on distortions of the mean temperature plots for Stykkisholmur, a small…

The Unknown Skeptic – Journalism, awaiting to be freed

Guest post by Maurizio Morabito 1-Introduction What is the topic where a team of experienced journalists can write a report containing great insights and surprisingly clear expositions alongside stunning simplifications,…

Tisdale: Where’s The Anthropogenic Global Warming Signal in the NODC Ocean Heat Content Data (0-700Meters)?

Guest post by Bob Tisdale This is a deviation from my typical presentation of a subdivided dataset. Usually, I divide the dataset in a way that is intended to illustrate…

Claim: Five climate-forcing mechanisms govern 20,000 years of climate change

FOREWORD: I don’t agree with many of the claims made in this paper, particularly the retrograde tri-synodic Jupiter/Saturn cycle claims. This is not a peer reviewed paper. That said, I’m willing…

Death by Stoat

Elevated from a comment by Tom Rude. Chronicle of an announced death, Wikipedia style. I had not posted on this road movie for a while but the occasion is too…

Thinning Arctic Ice; More Al Gore Aided and Abetted Misinformation?

Guest post by Dr.Tim Ball Al Gore did more to bring melting Arctic ice to global attention and concern than anyone. Polar bears became victims and poster animals for destructive…

Another model failure – seeing a sea of red where there is none

Seeing red just took on a whole new meaning – Anthony Model-Data Comparison – Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies – November 1981 through September 2012 Guest post by Bob Tisdale This is…

No Cornucopia of Gas

Guest post by David Archibald It would be churlish to not share Ric Werne’s joy over a lower gas bill. That said, I believe his post “Cheap Natural Gas, but…

The Cyber Bonfire of GISS's Vanities

I decided to make this a sticky top post for a day or two – it needs wide circulation. New posts will appear below this one. – Anthony Playing email…

A Review of 'Thorium: energy cheaper than coal' by Robert Hargraves

Guest post by David Archibald Robert Hargraves lives in Hanover, New Hampshire. Mr Hargraves believes that “Global warming is harming us all.” Using the temperature – solar cycle length relationship…

Tisdale's September 2012 Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Update

PRELIMINARY Guest Post by Bob Tisdale STANDARD OPENING PARAGRAPH The September 2012 Reynolds OI.v2 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) data through the NOAA NOMADS website won’t be official until Monday, September…

September Panics and Smurphy's Law

A layman’s view of the strange period of history we are living through Guest post by Caleb Shaw During hot spells in the summer I often find it refreshing to…

Who is Scared of Warmth and Moisture?

By Viv Forbes A scheming cabal of green bureaucrats, academics and corporate speculators is trying to scare us into a mess of energy taxes, subsidies and rationing in order to…

Tisdales' Blog Memo to Kevin Trenberth at NCAR

Guest post by Bob Tisdale Date:  September 20, 2012 Subject:  Trenberth and Fasullo (2012) paper “Climate extremes and climate change: The Russian heat wave and other climate extremes of 2010”…

Lies, Damn Lies, and Anoma-Lies

Anomalies are unsuitable measure of global temperature trends Guest post by David M. Hoffer An anomaly is simply a value that is arrived at by comparing the current measurement to…

Hurricane Warning; McKibben Alert

With Joe Bastardi stating an opening for an east coast hurricane is possible the next three weeks, it might be timely to submit this semi-humorous look at the dangers of…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

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Status of the ATI -vs- Mann and UVa emails saga

AMERICAN TRADITION INSTITUTE – PRESS RELEASE July 26, 2012 The ongoing saga of the American Tradition Institute versus the University of Virginia moved forward this week with filing of the…

Six Easy Steps for Saving the Coral Reefs for our Grandchildren

Guest post by Bob Fernley-Jones The 12th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS) was held in Cairns, Queensland, Australia last July.  Not a bad venue for embracing subject field trips and the exotic…